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Dhofar 491
Basic information Name: Dhofar 491
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 491
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 310 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H(5?)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H(5?)
Recommended:  H(5?)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as H(5?).   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 75:
Date:13 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°35.2'N
Longitude:54°23.8'E
Mass (g):310
Pieces:3
Class:H (5?)
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:D. Badyukov, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):95.8
Comments:abundant shock m.v.
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 35' 12"N, 54° 23' 48"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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